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Altopiano

For two clarinets and small string orchestra, Altopiano is a quiet meditative piece.

Instrumentation – 2 clarinets in Bb, violins (6), violas (2), violoncellos (2) and double bass (1)

Duration – circa 5 minutes

Composition July – August 2020

Score and parts available on request

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Long Ago and Far Away

This Christmas carol was written in 2019 for the Manuden Singers to perform at their carol concert in the local parish church. Based on a traditional Russian carol, Long Ago and Far Away is a simple lullaby for SATB with solos for soprano and alto voices.

It is suitable for a small to medium sized amateur choir.

Duration: 2 minutes

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Vox

First performance: Centre for Musical Arts, Dubai, 13th April 2017

For piano and string quartet, Lorelei Quartet (Natalia Vaskinova, Jennie Lee-Foster, Francesca Knowles, Angharad Maxwell) and Sophie Griggs (pianoforte).

 

String Quartet No 3

 

Recorded at the Centre For Musical Arts, Dubai, UAE (April 13, 2017)

Lorelei String Quartet:

Natalia Vaskinova & Jennie Lee Foster (violins), Francesca Lett (viola), Angharad Maxwell (violoncello)

  1.   Allegro
  2.   Andantino
  3.   Quasi un minuetto
  4.   Poco Moderato – Presto – Poco Moderato

Dorian

Live recording at Centre for Musical Arts, Dubai, UAE on 13th April 2017
Performed by Crosby Barrett (violin) & Magdalena Wajdzik (pianoforte)

Two Pages, Two Minutes

13th April, 2017

Niko Managazze plays the first performance of Two Pages, Two Minutes as an encore item for the Composer Showcase Concert on the 13th April, 2017 at the Centre for Musical Arts, Dubai, UAE

 

Concert at Centre for Musical Arts

On Thursday 13th April, 2017, the Centre for Musical Arts in Dubai hosted a concert of my music performed by musicians living and working in Dubai. Pieces included:

Carry her over the water – performed by Jubilate (director Jennie Lee-Foster)

Dorian – for violin and pianoforte – Crosby Barrett (violin), Magdalena Wajdzik (pianoforte)

Some become stars – for eight violas (Francesca Knowles, Stephanie Duarte, Imogen Lillywhite, Calum Mciver, Hannah Mason, Jennie Lee Foster, Crosby Barrett, Natalie Oughourlian)

Vox – for piano and string quartet, Lorelei Quartet (Natalia Vaskinova, Jennie Lee-Foster, Francesca Knowles, Angharad Maxwell) and Sophie Griggs (pianoforte)

Moving On – for pianoforte (Magdalena Wojdzik)

The infusion of impossible things – for flute, piano and string trio – Tala Badri (flute), Mariola Sokolowska (pianoforte), Anne Mouslmani (violin), Imogen Lillywhite (viola), Anna Lashko (violoncello)

I count the islands (and I sigh) – for viola and small orchestra (Stephanie Duarte (solo viola) Dubai Chamber Orchestra (directed by Jon Barrett))

String Quartet No 3 – performed by the Lorelei Quartet (Natalia Vaskinova, Jennie Lee-Foster, Francesca Knowles & Angharad Maxwell)

Two Pages, Two Minutes – solo violin (Niko Managazze)